Kishtwar, October 23:
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale jolted Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) informed.
According to the NCS, the earthquake struck at 22:56:52 IST, on Sunday, at a depth of 5 kilometres.
Posting from its handle on social media platform X, the NCS stated, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.5, Occurred on 22-10-2023, 22:56:52 IST, Lat: 33.34 & Long: 76.69, Depth: 5 Km, Location: Kishtwar, Jammu & Kashmir, India.”
Further details are awaited.
Earlier, on Sunday, an earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter Scale jolted Nepal, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS).
This was the second quake to have struck the land-locked Himalayan nation in less than 24 hours.–(ANI)